Arborio rice

Champagne risotto

Here is a really nice variation on John’s Saffron risotto . The champagne brings a delicate sweetness to the rice. Better yet you can sip the leftover champagne while you are stirring that … [more]

Saffron risotto

This is a good simple risotto recipe. It goes particulaly well with Ossobuco alla Milanese . Serves about 4 [more]


An Italian rice dish renowned for its creamy texture and moist consistency, risotto is founded on a starchy rice that comes from the town of Arborio in Northern Italy. The rice is gently sautéed in … [more]

Arborio rice

Grown in the town of Arborio in the Po Valley of Northern Italy, this medium grain rice is renowned for it’s high starch content. Traditionally Arborio rice is used to make risotto where the … [more]

Risotto base

Risotto’s not hard, it just requires a little patience. I learned this from my buddy David the “one-dish-wonder” Kwonberg. He’s got the smartest dinner party philosophy around: By focusing on … [more]

Champagne & shrimp risotto

This is a great, simple and delicious risotto recipe. It is easy to prepare provided you are willing to spend the 20 or so minutes required to be standing by the stove top stirring. But the results … [more]

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